The median annual salary for a Release Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Analyst
UK / England
Rank 797 867 886
Rank change year-on-year +70 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Release Analyst 30 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.055% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.057% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 36
Median salary £32,500 £46,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.10% +32.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Release Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Release Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Analyst in England

Release Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Release Analyst in England

Release Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Analyst in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Release Analyst in England

Release Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 16 £31,500 -37.00%
South East - 7 £32,500 -
East of England - 5 £29,000 - 1
North West - 1 £30,000 -
South West - 1 £31,000 - 4
Release Analyst
UK

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Release Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Release Analyst in the job title.

1 50 (89.29%) ITIL
2 34 (60.71%) Release Management
3 19 (33.93%) SDLC
4 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (25.00%) Windows
6 14 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (17.86%) Change Management
7 10 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (17.86%) ServiceNow
7 10 (17.86%) JIRA
8 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
8 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.07%) Finance
9 8 (14.29%) IIS
9 8 (14.29%) Service Management
9 8 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.50%) .NET
11 6 (10.71%) SQL
11 6 (10.71%) Remedy
11 6 (10.71%) ITIL V3
12 5 (8.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.93%) MS Office
12 5 (8.93%) VMware
13 4 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
13 4 (7.14%) Apple

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) JBoss
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (5.36%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.86%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Ant
3 2 (3.57%) FishEye
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Hudson
3 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
1 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) CMDB
1 3 (5.36%) FMCG
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (89.29%) ITIL
2 34 (60.71%) Release Management
3 19 (33.93%) SDLC
4 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.86%) Change Management
7 8 (14.29%) Service Management
7 8 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 6 (10.71%) ITIL V3
9 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.36%) Fit Analysis
11 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (5.36%) ITSM
11 3 (5.36%) Performance Improvement
11 3 (5.36%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
11 3 (5.36%) Process Improvement
11 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) APMP
4 3 (5.36%) ISEB
4 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) ServiceNow
2 6 (10.71%) Remedy
3 5 (8.93%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) Apple
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 3 (5.36%) SAP
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
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